Organs of the General Settlement Fund
The organs of the General Settlement Fund were the Board of Trustees, the Secretary General and the Claims Committee. Furthermore, an Arbitration Panel for the examination of applications for in rem restitution of publicly-owned property was established with the General Settlement Fund.
In the following organigram, the organs of the General Settlement Fund are marked in yellow the organs of the National Fund in red and those of the Fund for the Restoration of the Jewish Cemeteries in green.
An independent Claims Committee consisting of three persons decided on applications on monetary compensation filed with the General Settlement Fund for Victims of National Socialism.
The Government of the United States of America and the Austrian Federal Government each appointed one Member. These two Members agreed on the appointment of a Chairperson.
The Claims Committee consisted of Sir Franklin Berman (Chairman), G. Jonathan Greenwald was appointed by the US Government and Dr. Kurt Hofmann by the Austrian Government.